Katsuo Hocho Type Japanese Kitchen Knife Definition

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Katsuo Hocho ( かつお包丁)
- Thick, angular tipped knife for cutting Katsuo (skipjack) and the like. It's a double grind knife, and the angled cutting edge on the front is for sliding down the back to remove the tough dorsal fins. It's thick enough to handle bones too.


  • Typically a Double Grind knife.
  • Common Blade Length - 240-270mm(9.45-10.63")
  • Blade Length Range - 210-300mm(8.27-11.81")

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